INCC creates exclusive fragrance range for Asian shoppers

A focus on the Asian shopper is a common trait in the travel retail market today. Perfume brand INCC has taken the opportunity seriously with a line released exclusively for Asian travellers. The Mercedes-Benz Club Blue line has already launched in Korea and a roll-out is currently underway in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The range is also set to arrive in the key Chinese and Japanese markets in the near future. INCC Parfums key account manager Gabrielle Salzgeber said: "The idea was to have something made specifically for the Asian shoppers. "It was a request from the regional team to have something … [Read more...]

Puig releases Prada Candy Sugar Pop into travel retail

Puig has released the latest member of its Prada Candy family, Prada Candy Sugar Pop. The new scent, which claims to be "as addictive as a pop song", joins its siblings Florale, EdP, Kiss and Gloss in the range for the travel retail market. The latest addition is set to hit shelves worldwide this month. Prada Candy Sugar Pop mingles notes of peach and vanilla with vert de bergamote and mahonial, topped with apple and green citrus for "an unexpectedly substantial scent story". A Puig spokesman said: "Prada Candy Sugar Pop, the newest expression of the Prada Candy family, is a scent as addictive as a … [Read more...]

Giorgio Armani debuts yacht-themed activation at Changi

Italian luxury fashion and beauty brand Giorgio Armani has created an exclusive activation for Singapore Changi Airport in partnership with The Shilla Duty Free. Located next to The Shilla Duty Free at Changi Airport Terminal 1’s transit departure area from now until 26 April, the yacht club concept is also the first outlet in travel retail in Asia Pacific to welcome the Acqua di Giò Absolu, the brand’s new fragrance for men. Travellers are encouraged to discover their favourite scent, as well as to explore the olfactory world of the Acqua di Giò Absolu and Armani Code fragrances through an exclusive fragrance … [Read more...]

Nina Ricci unleashes new Monstres range with APAC exclusives

Prefume brand Nina Ricci has teamed up with two Brazilian pop artists for a new range, which will get a special exclusive release in the Asia Pacific travel retail market. The brand’s Les Belles de Nina range is being given a boost with the release of the new Les Mon-stres de Nina Ricci Limited Editions. The new products were designed in collaboration with Brazilian pop art tandem Ana Strumpf and Guto Requena. The usual Nina and Luna variations of the Les Belles de Nina line have been re-imagined for the Monstres version. Strumpf and Requena have created striking new bottles emulating the “swirl of an … [Read more...]

Puig and Christian Louboutin team up to boost luxury beauty

Puig and Christian Louboutin have teamed up for a long-term agreement to produce scents under the Christian Louboutin brand. Five years ago the two companies launched a vision for a "one-of-a-kind universe for beauty" by Christian Louboutin. Now they have developed that with the signing of a multi-year partnership for creation, development and distribution in the luxury beauty market. Christian Louboutin said: "I am happy to continue this adventure with the Puig family. When I first met Marc and Manuel Puig, I immediately understood we had a lot in common. We are both a family business, we talk the same … [Read more...]

Cacharel appeals to new generation with latest fragrance

New from Cacharel comes ‘Yes I Am’, a fragrance aimed at a millennial audience. Following the successes of Anaïs Anaïs and best-seller Amor Amor, the fragrance house has created Yes I Am to appeal to a young female audience, billing the scent as “the first fragrance of independence”. Taking a classic red lipstick as its inspiration, the unique bottle has been designed to turn heads. Yes I Am’s red spray button is also being heralded as a design triumph. Where classic fragrance bottles tend to be made of two pieces, Yes I Am is crafted with seven separate pieces. The smoky glass base of bottle is … [Read more...]